For nearly half a century, Oliver Wight Class A has been recognized by organizations and industry commentators worldwide, as the definitive standard for business excellence. It represents a body of knowledge from Oliver Wight, capturing almost 50 years of experience in helping some of the world’s best-known companies improve their businesses. But remember, the Class A Award is not the goal in itself; it is the performance standard achieved, which is all important.
From its humble beginnings as a 20-question checklist in 1977, the Oliver Wight Class A Standard has become a benchmark for the highest performing companies. If you’d like to join them, the new Seventh Edition Class A Standard is an essential element to help you get there Because change is constant and improvement continuous, the Class A Standard gives you everything you need to stay ahead of your competitors, both now and in the future.
Managing the Strategic Planning Process
Managing and Leading People
Driving Business Improvement
Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
Managing the Product and Service Portfolio
Managing Market Demand
Managing the Supply Chain
Managing Internal Supply
Managing External Sourcing
The Class A Standard is supported by a number of Milestones, each representing a targeted improvement program which can be tailored precisely to
the needs of your organization, whatever your starting point. This means you can map out your own journey to success in today’s ever-changing business